E/L0388 Advanced Public Information Officer   

The Advanced Public Information Officer course teaches participants advanced skills for use during escalating incidents, including strategic communications and incident action planning as it relates to Joint Information Center (JIC) operations. The goal of this five-day course is to: - Provide the knowledge and skills to establish, manage and work within a JIC through multimedia lectures and individual and group activities. - Provide the opportunity to apply PIO skills during a multi-day functional exercise (FE) designed to test the participants’ abilities to analyze, coordinate, process and create information in a fast-paced, realistic environment. - Encourage participants to evaluate their processes to help them generate new ideas, products, or ways of viewing challenges or situations. - Encourage participants to improve their processes and ensure every action has a measurable relevance for each identified audience, including senior leadership.

Prerequisites: S-42: Social Media in Emergency Management IS-100.b: Introduction to Incident Command System (ICS) IS-200.b: ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents IS-201: Forms Used for the Development of the Incident Action Plan (Waived if ICS-300 completed) IS-247.a: Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS) (or either IS-248, IS-251) IS-700.a: National Incident Management System (NIMS) IS-702.a: NIMS Public Information Systems IS-800.b: National Response Framework G0289 Public Information Officer Awareness Training (or IS-29 PIO Awareness on-line course) G0290 Basic Public Information Officers Course (or S203 or E/L 952) G0291 Joint Information System/Joint Information Center Planning for Tribal, State and Local PIOs (may be waived with written request of Course Manager).

Target Audience: The target audience for this course is public information personnel who have completed the prerequisites listed in the Prerequisites section below, and/or pre-course knowledge check. The “G” course prerequisites can be waived for those individuals who have extensive experience in public information activities. Written requests for waivers must be submitted to the National Emergency Training Center (NETC) Admissions Office.

Seats Remaining: 16

Begin Date: 7/20/2020

End Date: 7/24/2020

Time: 8:00 AM--5:00 PM

North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) 500 College Dr.
Mason City
Iowa - 50401

Additional Information:

1) Room assignments will be identified as time gets closer. 2) Meals will be reimbursable with proper itemized receipts. More details to come. 3) Lodging for those that travel an excess of 50 miles to attend training